UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Di Chirico vs Cannonier

1,752

CageRank

WINNER
Cannonier

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
62% chance Cannonier
WILL WIN

1,840

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jared Cannonier
Significantly heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Alessio Di Chirico
Younger 28 years vs 34 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Cannonier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Di Chirico’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jared
Cannonier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cannonier has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cannonier is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cannonier is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Di Chirico on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cannonier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alessio
Di Chirico
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Di Chirico is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Di Chirico has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Di Chirico is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cannonier 8.1
fighter Di Chirico 7.6
Great knockouts by Cannonier
Round 1 Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
Round 1 May 18, 2011 vs Aynes
Round 2 Mar 23, 2011 vs Taylor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cannonier 7.4
fighter Di Chirico 7.6
Great submissions by Di Chirico
Round 1 May 31, 2013 vs Medvedev
Round 1 Feb 24, 2012 vs Saidi
Round 1 Dec 09, 2011 vs Anoir

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cannonier 8.5
fighter Di Chirico 8.2
Fast finishes by Cannonier
422 seconds Apr 30, 2013 vs Waalkes
176 seconds Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
46 seconds Oct 12, 2011 vs Coomes
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cannonier
legend Di Chirico
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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